Jennings County Indiana Marriage Records

Search For Marriage Records

NameAddressCityStateZip CodePhone Number
Jennings County Marriage & Divorce Records Offices
Jennings County Clerk Office24 North Pike StreetVernonIN47282812-352-3070
Jennings County Marriage LicenseP.O. Box 394VernonIN47282812-352-3070
Vernon Town Hall28 Perry StreetNorth VernonIN47265812-346-7438
Jennings County Marriage & Divorce Records Databases
Jennings County Clerk of The Circuit Courts Website
Jennings County Divorce Certificates
Jennings County Marriage Certificates & Records
Jennings County Public Library Database
Married Couples5,356 (49.8%)
Unmarried Couples781 (2.8%)
Never Married Men3,358 (30.0%)
Never Married Women2,399 (21.2%)
Separated Men149 (1.3%)
Separated Women168 (1.5%)
Widowed Men433 (3.9%)
Widowed Women1,175 (10.4%)
Divorced Men1,535 (13.7%)
Divorced Women1,766 (15.6%)

How to Find Marriage Records in Jennings County Indiana

The Jennings County clerk’s office does not perform research, but most staff members can help you find the materials you are looking for. However, please keep in mind that the records they hold date back to 1817. Therefore, they do not include every event that occurs in the county. In addition, you will not be able to obtain divorce records from the office, even if the wedding occurred in the past decade.

Marriage records can be obtained from the Jennings County Public Library, which is located in North Vernon. The Jennings County Public Library houses early county marriage records, and cemetery stones from the 1860s. The library also has a large file of obituary cards from that era. The library also has a genealogy database. For a more comprehensive list, visit the Indiana State Library’s online catalog.

You can also look up birth and death records in the county. After January 1900, birth and death records are registered at the county level. For copies of vital records, visit the Jennings County health department or the state division of vital records. If you’re unable to find what you need in the local courthouse, consider visiting the Family History Center. These centers offer one-on-one help to help you identify the records you’re looking for. You can also access the databases available in family history centers through the FamilySearch Affiliate Library.

Marriage records can also be obtained from the county’s local history. The state’s department of health is responsible for keeping all birth and death records. The Department of Health has copies of birth and death records from January 1900. You may find copies of these records at your county health department or from the Indiana State Division of Vital Records. If you’re having trouble finding the records, you can check out the Family History Center in the Jennings County Library or the nearby FamilySearch Affiliate Library.

The Jennings County Public Library is a great place to look for early records. There are also indexes to early county records. If you need a more detailed record, you can visit the library in North Vernon. The library also has a large collection of obituary cards. If you’re interested in a particular person, you can find a marriage record by going through the cemetery’s records.

Regardless of which sources you choose to access, the Jennings County Public Library’s obituary and cemetery stone files are particularly interesting. If you’re looking for a specific family member, the township history is a great place to start your research. You can find birth and death records in the Jennings County courthouse. Aside from marriage records, it’s also possible to find local histories by searching for an ancestor in the census.